Monthly Archives: October 2015

How victims are spotted in airport ‘tanim-bala’ scam

MANILA — Airport security screening personnel are allegedly employing ”spotters” to help them find the ”perfect” passenger to victimize with their so-called ”tanim-bala” scheme, a reliable source told ABS-CBN News. The source

New complaint versus Aquino filed

MANILA — Former Iloilo Rep. Augusto Syjuco Jr. has filed a new complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman against President Benigno Aquino III and top officials, this time for the alleged

Señeres likely to qualify as 5th presidential candidate

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is likely to qualify Rep. Roy Señeres of party-list group OFW (overseas Filipino workers) Family as a legitimate presidential aspirant. Unlike the more than 100

OFW votes a game changer, says group

MANILA — The 1.3-million overseas votes and the three million estimated votes of overseas Filipino workers families in the country would be a game changer if presidential bets for next year’s national

Davao drug suspect dead after Duterte ultimatum

DAVAO CITY—Some suspected drug pushers here made themselves scarce following the 48-hour ultimatum for them to pack up, which Mayor Rodrigo Duterte issued on Monday afternoon, and in the wake of Tuesday’s

Palace, lawmakers pay tribute to Ernesto Herrera

MANILA — Even in death, former senator and labor leader Ernesto Herrera will continue to be an inspiration, according to Senate President Franklin Drilon. “He was a giant of Philippine labor. Our